Technically speaking, there wasn't one. Despite what the internet says.
There was a "Seduction Junction" chat room.
Guess how many people are still paying for AOL?
Glimpse the odd and lovely nerd utopia of the 80s and 90s interweb. "T.H.E. Fox" came out on the GEnie network in 1986.
From ye olde days. As in, the year 2000.
It would have been his greatest role yet.
In 2002, it was AOL's #1 kid website.
You couldn't even Mapquest directions to the closest singles bar.
It just might be.
The World Wide Web was first made available to the public on August 6, 1991. That was 21 years ago! The WWW can drink now! Here are some boozecats in honor of the occasion.
What's the earliest trace of yourself that you can find on the Internet? Friendster profile? Proto-blog? First tweet? A comment in some nerd forum? Post screenshots!
If you can get past the annoying and pretentious voice and the cheesy music; this is actually a good summary of the past ten years of internet culture.